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Posted December 4, 2016 by M Dee Dubroff

Meet Opie, the hero cat who saved the life of a three-year-old boy by taking a bullet that was headed for him.

Posted December 1, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

At this dark time of year people don't usually think of braving the cold to go to the zoo -- especially at night. During the month of December zoos all over North America change this up by creating month-long events called Zoo Lights or Wild Lights. They decorate their grounds with millions of twinkle lights and displays of animals made of lights right alongside the live animals that live there.

Posted November 30, 2016 by Ron Callari

Animals are herd animals. As such, and according to the American Zoological Association [ASA], which sets elephant care standards for zoos — female elephants should be kept in groups of three. This is the minimum standard they require and crave in the wild.

Posted November 28, 2016 by Ron Callari

The birth of a giant panda has been known to cause heightened excitement the world over —  hence the newly-minted term: "pandamonium." As an endangered species, the panda population has declined due to habitat fragmentation and poaching in the wild, as well as experiencing low birth rate and high infant fatalities in captivity.

Posted November 27, 2016 by M Dee Dubroff

The role of service dogs is always expanding. Read on for more about Merel, the 18-month-old Labrador-Bernese-Mountain Dog mix and her handler, Rachel Crawford, who helps calm children who must testify in Canada's courts.

Posted November 25, 2016 by Ron Callari

The term "man’s best friend" has been around ever since owners first came up with the idea to domesticate their dogs. In fact, the term ‘canis familiars’ [or "domestic dog"] was first used when humans realized Eurasian gray wolves could be domesticated some 15,000 years ago.

Posted November 23, 2016 by Ron Callari

Dog or Cat? The one you prefer might tip your hand as to your liberal or conservative bias. However presidents on both sides of the aisle seem to prefer dogs over other pets. President Harry Truman once said, "If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” And  every single presidency [both Democrats and Republicans] since Theodore Roosevelt’s administration (1901–09) has had a dog in the White House.

Posted November 23, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

When it comes to Turkey Day for many people the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is nearly as important as the bird, friends and family, and football. Well, maybe not football. At any rate, this year marks the 90th anniversary of the iconic parade and there is a huge history with animals and the parade right from the start. Chances are that this event will be a part of your holiday.